Does Watson Prove We’ve Reached The Singularity?

Jeopardy has never been so exciting. The US has watched rapt for the past few days as IBM super computer Watson has at first held its own and then gone on to defeat Jeopardy champions Brad Rutter ($10,400) and Ken Jennings ($4,800), raking in $35,734 by the end of  night two yesterday. There’s even been … Read more Does Watson Prove We’ve Reached The Singularity?

The Naked Skeptic & The Singularity

Dr Karen Stollznow, author and skeptical investigator, writes a column on the CSI (Committee for Skeptical Inquiry) website under the name of “The Naked Skeptic”. Her latest posting is all about her visit to the Singularity summit conference that took place in San Francisco 14-15 Aug. Its a fascinating read … in her own words … Read more The Naked Skeptic & The Singularity